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Stakes are high in PPL union talks

Allentown company's potential sale of its supply business adds intrigue to negotiations with its largest union. PPL's contract with its largest labor union will expire in 21/2 weeks.

Obama's Keystone decision called 'gutless' by top union

A top labor union blasted the Obama administration on Friday over what it described as a nakedly political decision to once again delay a decision on the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Terry O'Sullivan, general president of the Laborers International Union of America (LIUNA), called the move "gutless" ...

U.S. Chamber says non-union groups could reshape labor relations

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The biggest U.S. business lobbying group is warning the nation's employers that labor relations could be reshaped by non-union labor groups that are backing high-profile efforts to raise wages and mandate paid sick leave. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted trade association representatives, labor consultants, attorneys and political staffers on Wednesday ...

Union, United Grain deny agency's allegations

In their long-running contract dispute, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver agree on at least one thing: The National Labor Relations Board's allegations that both sides have engaged in unfair labor practices are off base.

Bill Shorten's push for Labor Party reform on relationship with unions prompts criticism

Bill Shorten's push for fundamental changes to Labor Party rules has triggered criticism from some quarters of the union movement.

Shorten outlines plan for Labor

Labor leader Bill Shorten says it should no longer be compulsory for members of the party to join a union.

Non-union groups could reshape labor relations, U.S. Chamber says

The biggest U.S. business lobbying group is warning the nation's employers that labor relations could be reshaped by non-union labor groups that are backing high-profile efforts to raise wages and mandate paid sick leave.

Shorten outlines Labor reforms

Labor leader Bill Shorten says it should no longer be compulsory for members of the party to join a union.

Labor board: Seattle University adjuncts can vote to unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has cleared the way for Seattle University adjuncts and contingent faculty members to vote to form a union -- although the decision is likely to be appealed.

National Labor Relations Board rules in favor of Northwestern football players attempting to unionize

In what could be a potentially landmark moment for collegiate athletics, the National Labor Relations Board ruled in favor of the Northwestern football players who are attempting to form a union on Wednesday.

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